LORENZO CUOCOLO, Full Professor of Comparative Public Law, is a lawyer since 2002 and has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Cassation and the High Courts since 2010. He works as lawyer and consultant of companies, public bodies and trade associations.
Lorenzo’s working languages are Italian, French and English.


Areas of competence

  • administrative law
  • environmental law
  • local and regional law (constitutional litigation included)
  • public procurement and other public procedures
  • urban and construction law
  • healthcare and pharmaceutical law
  • public services
  • concessions, PPP

Academic and scientific activities

Full Professor of Comparative Public Law. He teaches Comparative Constitutional and European Law at the University of Genoa and Public Law at Bocconi University in Milan, where he founded the Bocconi Research Unit on Law and Economics Studies (RULES).
He has carried out researches abroad and published over one hundred works, including monographies and essays on public law, administrative law and economics law matters.

Other experiences

  • 2018 – 2019 Liguria Regional Technical Committee member for the implementation of Articles 116, c.3, of Italian Constitution.
  • 2016 – 2019 Vice President and Member of the Board of Banca del Monte di Lucca Spa
  • 2015 – 2019 Vice President and Member of the Board of Autostrada dei Fiori Spa
  • 2016 – 2018 President of Centro Fiduciario Spa
  • 2015 – 2016 Vice President and Member of the Board of Banca Carige Italia Spa
  • 2013 – 2015 Member of the Board of Banca Carige Spa
  • 2013 – 2014 Member of the Supervisory Body ex d.lgs. 231/2001 of Banca Carige Spa
  • 2013 – 2016 Member of the Board of Marietti Spa
  • 2012 – 2017 President of the Audit Committee of IRCCS – Azienda Universitaria Ospedaliera San Martino-IST
  • 2010 Expert legal consultant of the Council of Europe about Environmental Protection
  • 2009 – 2010 Expert legal consultant of the Ministry for Economic Development about incentives for enterprises and State aids
  • 2009 Expert legal consultant of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers- DFP about regulatory simplification
  • 2009 – 2014 Member of the Authority of local public services instituted by the Municipality of Genoa
  • 2008 – 2017 Member of the Board of Stazioni Marittime Spa
  • 2006 Consultant of the Lombardia Region about statutory and institutional matters
  • 2004 Consultant of the Liguria Region for the drafting of the Regional Statute


  • University of Genoa, Law Degree with merits and special mention (1999)
  • University of Florence, Seminar on Parliamentary Studies and Researches “S. Tosi” (2000)
  • University of Genoa, PhD (2004)